Abubakr Chaudhry, MD

Abubakr Chaudhry, MD

About Dr. Abubakr Chaudhry

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Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety

Abubakr Chaudhry, MD is a third generation physician. Growing up, he watched his father connect with his patients on a personal level and truly care for their wellbeing and health. This commitment to his patients is what Dr. Chaudhry strives for in his own care for his patients. Individualized, compassionate care means that he strives to make sure that his patient’s voice is heard, that all of their questions and concerns are addressed and that as a team, he and his patient develop a care plan to help maximize the patient’s health. Dr. Chaudhry enjoys pursuing research that will advance the future of pulmonary care. His work has been presented at national conferences and published in premier academic journals. His clinical and research interests include pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary vascular diseases, interstitial lung diseases and interventional pulmonary medicine. His expertise includes specialized procedures including navigational bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). He is currently the Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Northside. When Dr. Chaudhry is not treating patients, he studies mixed martial arts and participates in triathlons.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Emory University, Georgia
  • Researcher, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, Emory University, Georgia
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Florida
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistan

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified, Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, American Federation for Medical Research
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, American Thoracic Society


  • Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Northside
  • Tri-Campus Medical Director of Clinical Education – Northside Hospital Network 2019-Current
  • Clinical Assistance Professor, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 2018-Current
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Ohio 2016-2017

Media Features

  • What is the Impact of Smoking Cessation on Treatment and Survivorship?
  • Altitude Sickness
    Click here to read an Atlanta Medicine article about altitude sickness featuring a Q&A with Dr. Chaudhry. His insights on how altitude affects the lungs and ways that individuals with lung conditions can prepare for high altitude travel are included.
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Trials
    Click here to learn more about Dr. Chaudhry’s research in multi-dimensional strategies to address pulmonary hypertension (PH), or high blood pressure in the lungs to better define the underlying causes of this devastating lung disease in the hope that these discoveries will lead to better and more effective therapies.

Awards & Honors

  • Gold Medal Recipient – Field of Surgery – Allama Iqbal Medical College
  • Resident Teaching Award, University of Miami
  • SAFMR/SSCI Trainee Research Travel Award

Northside Provider Directory Details

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